Pakistan to elect new head of state

Asif Ali Zardari is not running for re-election this year, marking the end of his five year term.

    Pakistan's politicians are preparing to vote for a new president to replace Asif Ali Zardari.

    The election on Tuesday will not be open to the public.

    Zardari is not running for re-election this year, marking the end of his five year term.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from the capital, Islamabad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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